How Big Is The Corn Crop?

How Big Is The Corn Crop?

USDA's first real estimate of production is likely to be larger than the Farm Futures survey showed. (Audio)

Farm Futures survey of more than 1,350 growers found they expect less acres and a lower yield than the industry forecasts. But Farm Futures Senior Editor Bryce Knorr also anticipates the government will report a crop close to 14 billion bushels than the 13.485 billion our survey projects. Final production will depend on a variety of factors, Knorr said on the Commodity Week show on WILL-Radio Friday.

Listen to the report on the WILL Commodity Week page.

USDA's first real estimate of production is likely to be larger than the Farm Futures survey showed.

Bryce Knorr, Senior Editor, Farm Futures, first joined Farm Progress Cos. in 1987. In addition to analyzing and writing about the commodity markets, he is a former future introducing broker and is a registered Commodity Trading Advisor. He conducts Farm Futures exclusive surveys on acreage, production and management issues and is one of the analysts regularly contracted by business wire services before major USDA crop reports. Besides the Morning Market Review on FarmFutures.com, he writes weekly reviews for key commodities and crop inputs. A journalist with 38 years of experience, he received the Master Writers Award from the American Agricultural Editors Association.

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